Commemorative Coins "The Year of Monkey"
Put into circulation on 7 September 2015Design: S.Zaskevich (Belarus).
Minted by: RSE "The Kazakhstan Mint of NB RK", Ust–Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan
- Silver, Alloy standard of silver: 925
- Denomination: 20 rubles
- Weight of coin, g: 33.63
- Fine silver content, g: 31.1
- Quality: "proof–like", The coin is inlaid with 1 cubic zirconia gem.The elements plated with gold are used.
- Diameter, mm: 38.61
- Mintage, pcs.: 1,000
- without box – 85 rubles 00 copecks
The coin is round in shape with a raised rim on the obverse and the reverse. The coin’s edge is grained.
at the top — the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus and the circumferential inscription: РЭСПУБЛIКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS); in the center — an arrangement of the clockwork elements, the Sun, and the Moon, where the center of the clockwork is inlaid with the cubic zirconia gem; on the right-hand side — the year of issue; on the left-hand side — the alloy standard; at the bottom — the denomination: 20 РУБЛЁЎ (20 RUBLES). The inner circle contains numerals that represent years from 2013 to 2024, according to the number of years in one cycle of the Chinese lunar calendar. The clockwork elements and the Year of the Monkey (2016) are gold-plated.
in the center — gold-plated Chinese hieroglyph standing for a monkey within the circle formed by ornamental pattern; on each side from it – the image of two juggling monkeys against the circus big top; and at the bottom — the inscription: ГОД МАЛПЫ (THE YEAR OF MONKEY).